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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By walkingbear
I wife said .. why are you riding 40 yo bikes...

I wife said .. why are you riding 40 yo bikes when you have newer ones?

I said it's the adventure to make it home.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By walkingbear
further investigation will be needed. I think...

further investigation will be needed. I think I'm not getting a full output from the alternator. I will know after getting the new battery in and firing her up.

Might be time for a new charging...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By walkingbear
it was a westco... came with the bike

it was a westco... came with the bike
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 181,326
Posted By walkingbear
ez place to add lights

EZ place to add lights to be seen

...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By walkingbear
battery tested

Yes, battery was dead. Had 1/2 the cranking capacity.

Now I ordered a new battery Odyssey 925. PC 680 was just a little wide.
The extra cranking power is good to have

Still going to...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,666
Posted By walkingbear
did i miss the location of the pictures?

did i miss the location of the pictures?
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By walkingbear
grotto

grotto
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By walkingbear
red is on

red is on
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By walkingbear
the green light or red ligh?t

the green light or red ligh?t
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By walkingbear
No cranking..just the ticking of the clock ...

No cranking..just the ticking of the clock

it's a westco battery. Came with the bike from PO. Don't know the age but I expected it's a couple of years old. I would replace it with an odessey...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By walkingbear
R100RS Just died

Coming home from coffee.. doing 55 .. hear a sputter . Adjusted the fuel petcocks. Almost a full tank that wasn't it. Then it died. No lights , no horn, clock is still ticking.

What I do...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,450
Posted By walkingbear
little improvements

add extra lighting.. I added motolights and 70/80 yellow headlight.

Heavy Farley side stand .. Handlebars .. added rox risers.
...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,040
Posted By walkingbear
plus 1 with faded glory. 3 pairs= I carhatt

plus 1 with faded glory. 3 pairs= I carhatt
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 936
Posted By walkingbear
tanks

They will be 300 plus depending on the tank
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 936
Posted By walkingbear
tanks

They will be 300 plus depending on the tank
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,450
Posted By walkingbear
my 3rd RS

Had a 77 R100RS 10 years ago.. and owned a 81 RS before selling her and finding another 77....
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 936
Posted By walkingbear
Tanks

I have several tanks. What color are u looking for
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,787
Posted By walkingbear
Dr 650

dr 650 will work also...

I have a set if you want to test fit.
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,377
Posted By walkingbear
91k on my 94 R1100rs ...

91k on my 94 R1100rs


http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x97/kelgroup/R1100RS%20facelift/IMAG0863.jpg


here she is wearing dual pipes and ceramic coating
...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By walkingbear
new pics posted

pics posted of motolight
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By walkingbear
motolights, caliber mount..but Im working on a...

motolights, caliber mount..but Im working on a mount that might be easier
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By walkingbear
yes, relay in the headlight wired directly to the...

yes, relay in the headlight wired directly to the battery . Fuse in between.
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By walkingbear
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61PVFfB%2BoX...

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61PVFfB%2BoXS._SL1500_.jpg HELLA H83140121 Yellow Star H4 Light Bulb ...
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By walkingbear
it worked ok but it is stressing the screen in...

it worked ok but it is stressing the screen in the middle. I purchased a laminar lip yesterday to put on it instead.

It worked really well on the highway very little buffering at 80
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By walkingbear
Running lights and yellow headlight R100RS

Played around with lighting this week. Added motolights with led bulbs.
Added a yellow 70/80 headlight connected to an euro switch. My riding buddies said they could see me really well .. riding...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 75,954
Posted By walkingbear
After all the work you have done on the GS! I...

After all the work you have done on the GS! I have a R100mystic as a project in the garage.
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,922
Posted By walkingbear
Left knee is scheduled sometime late 2015. Right...

Left knee is scheduled sometime late 2015. Right one was done 10 yrs ago. Live my life playing sports ,martial arts. And living life
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,922
Posted By walkingbear
plan in the works

Exploring bartering with a known builder to build two
and he gets the rest.

New year will reduce the herd after I ride the projects.

Thanks all..

I will let you know if I decide to sell...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,922
Posted By walkingbear
YES,still looking to do it in 2017..how was your...

YES,still looking to do it in 2017..how was your trip?
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,922
Posted By walkingbear
one of my desires..

I have a friend who purchased a classic for each of his grandsons. Five in all.

I was going to do the same. Pass down a classic with spare parts to my son and
now one for my daughter.

I...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,922
Posted By walkingbear
I have a stable now.. 94 r1100rs 01 moto...

I have a stable now..

94 r1100rs
01 moto guzzi sport
89 R100GS
77 R100rs
2k R1150gs sidecar
2014 R nine T

What I’m thinking is to keep one R90s and maybe the R80 g/s so I can pass down
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,922
Posted By walkingbear
2015

facts of life

66 in April
2 kids, 3.5 yo and 2 month old

Need a left knee replacement .. sometime...soon

Time to ride and wrench .. almost none.

Projects just sitting
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,047
Posted By walkingbear
Acetone and ATF is said to be the trick stuff.

home made bicycle chainlube and it is great for getting
old stuff off. Try Marvel Mystery oil

Took a day to get the one off a R100 mystic. Left that stuff on
for 4 hours and heated with a heat...
Forum: Airheads 12-25-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 149,128
Posted By walkingbear
triples

Carl, made custom sets of triples for 48's and 50's
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By walkingbear
farley's

I have two on.. they are beefier then the Browns. You will like them.
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By walkingbear
The shop got all the parts within specs and he...

The shop got all the parts within specs and he built the heads from the coated parts. The coating shop gave the shop the specs. Whatever it is .. it has been done. Now is to find a solution share...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By walkingbear
Just like powdercoating. Nascar proven . They...

Just like powdercoating. Nascar proven . They were all straight and true
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By walkingbear
the shop purchased all the parts. He inspected...

the shop purchased all the parts. He inspected all parts and assemble.
To be cleared... the heads were fine and done by a respected head
repair vendor.

None of my parts were used. He required...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By walkingbear
heads were sent to Paul Sturges and he cleaned...

heads were sent to Paul Sturges and he cleaned them up with valve cuts seats and guides and sent them to me.

I took them down to have the heads, piston, valves ceramic coated

The next stop was...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By walkingbear
history of motor

When I purchased the bike.. it had 32k on her. I went to do a oil change and the headers where frozen on the heads.

Cut of the nuts and there were damage to the threads.
Sent them off to have...
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